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The four midfielders that would be the fans choice for Newcastle v Brentford….Yoan Gouffran or Christian Atsu?
Plenty of options but what would your choice of midfield be on Saturday for Newcastle v Brentford? Vote now.
Newcastle could have a choice at Stoke between; Vurnon Anita, Cheick Tiote, Henri Saivet, Jack Colback, Gini Wijnaldum, Jonjo Shelvey and Siem de Jong.
Now far be it from me to compare any Newcastle United midfield to past title winners…
Alan Pardew has claimed that Newcastle have an ‘Outstanding midfield’ but they and the defence have to score more goals and take pressure off the strikers.
If he is available by then, Jonas Gutierrez will be competing with Vurnon Anita, Cheick Tiote, Moussa Sissoko, Sylvain Marveaux and Yohan Cabaye for what is likely to be three midfield places.
What seemed encouraging from Joe’s recent interview was that he and Pardew have compiled a second short list should moves for Gomis, Downing and Remy be unsuccessful. Maybe this partnership is not as bad as we all feared.
So was Thursday the day when football finally sold (what remained of) its soul?
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